The Party Central Committee’s Office on August 8 raised 421 million VND (18,519 USD) to support locals in northern mountainous localities that have been hit by torrential rains and floods.
Delivery relief aids to flood-hit locals in Nam Pam
commune of Son La (Photo: VNA)
Party General Secretary
Nguyen Phu Trong, former Party General Secretaries Le Kha Phieu and Nong Duc
Manh, as well as other former Party and State leaders and officials of the
Party Central Committee’s Office donated at least one-day salary to the fund.
The same day, the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee also called on
State officials and public servants to contribute at least one-day salary to a
fund as aid to the flood-hit localities.
During the day, the VFF raised 105 million VND (4,618 USD), while receiving 50
million VND (2,199 USD) from the National Assembly Office and 450 million VND
(19,795 USD) from the Ministry of Information and Communications for the fund.
Hanoi has also offered 4.5 billion VND (197,955 USD) to assist the northern
Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left
15 others missing and 27 injured in northern mountainous provinces, mostly Yen
Bai, Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien and Cao Bang, according to the Central
Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Son La province had the highest number of fatalities with 12 while Yen Bai had
the highest number of missing persons with 13.
Torrential rains and floods also swept away and collapsed 231 houses, damaged
245 houses, submerged
hectares of rice, and made 398 households leave their
homes to safer places.
The intense floods also blew away over
25,000 cubic metresof national roads,
cubic metres of provincial and district roads; damaged
145 irrigation works and
metres of river dike, causing about over 940 billion VND
(41.36 million USD) in economic losses in the provinces.-
(HBO)- In 2012, Lac Son district had 1,385 learning fondness families, 15 learning fondness clans and 67 learning fondness communities. But until 2017, the number has increased to 5,650 learning fondness families, 82 learning fondness clans and 293 learning fondness communities.
(HBO) – The enhancement of law dissemination, legal aid and reconciliation activities in Tan Lac district of Hoa Binh province has resulted in encouraging outcomes over the last years.
(HBO) – The Continuing Education Centre of Hoa Binh province was set up in 1997. Thanks to the support of the provincial People’s Committee and Department of Education and Training, the centre has overcome numerous difficulties to develop strongly. On the occasion of the centre’s 20th founding anniversary, Hoa Binh Newspaper’s reporter had an interview with director of the centre Le Nam Thanh.
(HBO) – When coming to Tam hamlet in Hung Thi commune, Lac Thuy district of the northern province of Hoa Binh, we were impressed with clean and beautiful landscape that stretches from the start to the end of the hamlet, with both sides of the road filled with lush green trees.
(HBO) – Le Thi Luong, a retired teacher in Ha Son hamlet, Tu Son commune, Kim Boi district, northern Hoa Binh province, has been well known in the region for her ability to treat tumors. She is a member of the traditional medicine associations of Kim Boi district and Tu Son commune. Luong has also been licensed by the Hoa Binh traditional medicine association.
(HBO) – Although the severe flood ended for a couple of days, we cannot forget eyes full of fears on the muddy face of Luong Van Quanh in Hieng hamlet, Dong Ruong commune, Da Bac district on flood days. However, his smiles returned after soldiers of the provincial armed forces stood side by side with him to overcome difficulties.